Thursday 8 March 2012
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
March 7, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopian Afar rebels said they have freed two German tourists who were taken hostage in an attack in January near the Eritrean border.
In a statement, the Eritrea based Afar (...)
Monday 19 December 2011
By John Actually
December 18, 2011 (KAMPALA) - Belgium’s 15-day-old government is preparing to appoint its first ambassador to the newly independent South Sudan. Marc Gedopt, expressing his happiness at his appointment to be Belgium’s (...)
Friday 20 July 2012
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
July 19, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Ethiopian government on Thursday dismissed growing reports that prime minister Meles Zenawi was seriously ill and at risk of loosing his life. Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi (...)
Tuesday 17 August 2004
BRUSSELS, Aug 16, 2004 (Xinhua) — Belgium on Sunday sent a Hercules C-130 plane to war-ravaged Darfur region of Sudan to assist with humanitarian aid efforts, local Belgium media reported on Monday.
The plane took off from the (...)
Monday 12 July 2004
BRUSSELS, July 12, 2004 (AP) — Belgian authorities have no immediate plans to press terrorism charges against two Sudanese citizens detained for traveling on false papers and quizzed over possible al-Qaida links, officials said Monday. (...)
Sunday 11 July 2004
BRUSSELS, July 10 (Reuters) - Belgian police late Friday arrested two suspected Sudanese members of Osama bin Laden’s Al Qaeda movement at the Brussels airport, Belgian VTM commercial television station said Saturday.
VTM said the two (...)
Monday 25 March 2013
March 23, 2012 (NAIROBI) - The efficiency of the RTS,S vaccine, designed to protect humans from the malaria parasite, varies with exposure to the disease and fades over time, a new study shows.
Researchers from KEMRI-Wellcome Trust (...)
Wednesday 1 September 2004
BRUSSELS, Aug 31 (AFP) — A member of the Belgian charity Caritas has been shot and seriously wounded in Sudan’s conflict-ridden western Darfur region, the Belga news agency reported Tuesday.
The man, whose nationality was not revealed, (...)
Thursday 3 March 2005
By CONSTANT BRAND, Assocaited Press writer
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Mar 3, 2005 (AP) — Government leaders from Africa, Europe and North America opened a conference on federalism Thursday, arguing that the benefits of regional government (...)
Friday 24 August 2012
August 23, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) - The funeral of the late Ethiopian leader, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, will be held on 2 September, a national committee set up to organise the funeral proceedings said on Thursday.
57-year-old Zenawi (...)